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(August 17, 2008) There have been major job cuts in the construction industry and it is suspected that manufacturing output will begin to fall. Oil and food prices are rising, not only in the UK, but also across the globe in general. The question is: how will all this affect the rail industry in the UK? Despite the ..
(July 08, 2008) Once dominated by state-run monopolies, the utilities sector of the twenty first century is shifting to respond to emerging competitors who are increasingly savvy to new and evolving technologies. With a growing spotlight on renewable energy and techniques for clean energy production right through ..
(July 08, 2008) With the Government and business regulators placing such a huge emphasis on offsetting personal and private carbon emissions it is perhaps unsurprising that this industry is expanding its work force. It is also changing its approach to provide the right level of service to meet the needs of a ..
(July 08, 2008) The increased demand and the limited supply of both these fuels means the oil and gas industry has many difficult challenges ahead in the next decade and beyond, making it a very interesting sector to break into. Oil and gas jobs represent a huge part of the job market in the UK, with positions ..
(July 08, 2008) As a result of all these new opportunities and challenges in construction there are new construction jobs becoming available every day throughout the entire sphere of the industry. The experience and level of qualification required is also changing, and may require due consideration if you are ..
(June 16, 2008) Network Rail's two main activities, infrastructure maintenance and track renewal, are provided in-house and by a supply-chain of contractors and sub-contractors. Responsibilities cover 20,000 miles of track, 1000 signal boxes, 40,000 bridges and tunnels; 18 major stations; 3m passengers a day and ..
(June 16, 2008) Since privatisation throughout the 1990's the utilities industry in the UK has undergone radical change. This period of transformation is essentially characterized by large-scale consolidation into larger multinational groupings, large investments in IT and infrastructure along with further ..
(June 16, 2008) Today we see a global multi-billion dollar industry impacting to a greater or lesser degree on almost every facet of 21st Century life. As is continually highlighted in the business and mainstream media, the industry plays a critical role in driving the global economy. Petroleum is used as a source .
(June 16, 2008) The industry can be defined as covering construction materials and products in addition to including suppliers and producers; building services manufacturers, providers and installers; contractors, subcontractors, professionals, advisors and construction clients as well as companies involved in the .